Report published 1st February 2021

Data extracted covering testing up to 29 January 2021 show that the total number of confirmed cases for the last 7 days is 1797, a decrease of 1104 cases on the previous week.The latest weekly rate of Covid-19 in Liverpool is 360.8 per 100,000 population and the latest positivity testing rate* is 15.4%.

Of the 1797 confirmed cases in the last 7 days, 348 (19.4%) were detected using Lateral Flow Testing (LFT) kits.

The majority of cases (53%) were in those aged under 40 years, whereas 30% cases were in those aged 40-59 yrs. Of all the confirmed cases in the last seven days 52% were female and 48% were male. Of those cases where ethnicity was given, 83% people were recorded as White British and 17% people were from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic background.

Compared to the previous week the rate of new infections in the city has slightly decreased, however the 7 day rate remains very high.

The wards with the largest number of confirmed cases are Speke-Garston (99 cases), Yew Tree (85 cases), Fazakerley (83 cases), Norris Green (82 cases), Everton (75 cases), Kirkdale (73 cases), Belle Vale (72 cases), Riverside (72 cases), Anfield (70 cases) and Warbreck (69 cases).

Between 25th-31st January 2021 there were 197 registered deaths in Liverpool, of which 50% (n=98) were Covid-19 deaths.

* Positivity rate = total number of positive tests from all tests carried out in the last 7 days

Source: Public Health England Covid-19 Situational Awareness Explorer

Coronavirus cases in Liverpool by Ward
Ward name Total weekly cases Total weekly lateral flow test cases
Allerton and Hunts Cross 69 9
Anfield 70 10
Belle Vale 72 17
Central 39 10
Childwall 51 12
Church 39 8
Clubmoor 51 8
County 59 16
Cressington 35 6
Croxteth 60 13
Everton 75 19
Fazakerley 83 11
Greenbank 60 13
Kensington and Fairfield 59 12
Kirkdale 73 17
Knotty Ash 49 7
Mossley Hill 21 <5
Norris Green 82 15
Old Swan 46 10
Picton 59 15
Princes Park 51 11
Riverside 72 20
St Michael's 48 8
Speke-Garston 99 20
Tuebrook and Stoneycroft 60 6
Warbreck 69 10
Wavertree 49 10
West Derby 67 11
Woolton 45 10
Yew Tree 85 9
Total 1979 348